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Colonel Sanders
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Colonel Sanders


: 09 September 1890


: Henryville, Indiana, US


: Virgo


: 16 December 1980


: 90 years


  • American businessman, best known for founding fast food chicken restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC) and later acting as the company's brand ambassador and symbol
Real name:Colonel Harland David Sanders
When was Colonel Sanders born?09 September 1890
When did Colonel Sanders die? / Died16 December 1980
How many years did Colonel Sanders live? / Lived90 years
Where was Colonel Sanders born?Henryville, Indiana, US
Zodiac sign:Virgo
Hair color:White

Who was Colonel Sanders? / Facts

  • His name and image are still symbols of the company
  • Sanders held a number of jobs in his early life, such as steam engine stoker, insurance salesman and filling station operator
  • He began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in North Corbin, Kentucky, during the Great Depression
  • Sanders recognized the potential of the restaurant franchising concept, and the first KFC franchise opened in Utah in 1952
  • The company's rapid expansion across the United States and overseas was overwhelming for Sanders and in 1964 he sold the company to a group of investors led by John Y. Brown, Jr. and Jack C. Massey for $2 million ($15.3 million today)

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